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The University of Leeds (informally Leeds University, or simply Leeds) is a British Redbrick university located in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The University is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, of which the university's Vice-Chancellor Prof Michael Arthur is the current Chairman, and the N8 Group for research collaboration. The university is also a founding member of the Worldwide Universities Network, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, the White Rose University Consortium, the Santander Network and CDIO and is also affiliated to the Association of MBAs, EQUIS and Universities UK. The student population includes 24,510 undergraduate and 8,805 postgraduate students making the university the second largest single site university in the United Kingdom. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Leeds)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'university of leeds': 68 (3.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'university of leeds' across all Ariadne articles: 116
  • Average number of references to 'university of leeds' per Ariadne article: 1.71
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Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib) Update

Recently, a wave of new projects under the umbrella of the Electronic Libraries Programme was announced. A consequence of this is that a large majority of the HE institutions in the UK are involved in at least one eLib project (is yours?), as well as many non HE organisations and institutions. Here, we give brief details of some of these new projects.

March 1996, issue2, feature article

Netskills eLib Project Launch

John Kirriemuir on the Netskills eLib project launch.

March 1996, issue2, event report

CURL OPAC launch

Andrew Cooper describes the CURL OPAC launch in Manchester.

May 1996, issue3, event report

Charging Ahead?

Ruth Jenkins summarises Richard Lucier's Follett Lecture Series talk on charging in HE Libraries.

July 1996, issue4, feature article

ILEJ: Internet Library of Early Journals

Hugh Wellesley-Smith turns back the clock with a description of the Internet Library for early journals digitisation project.

July 1996, issue4, project update

Centre for Database Access Research (CEDAR): The Huddersfield Connection

Steve Pollitt describes the history and research behind CEDAR, the Centre for Database Access Research, which specialises in work on the design of interfaces for information retrieval systems.

July 1996, issue4, project update

JUGL

Emma Wright put on her woolies and went to Preston to report on the annual JUGL (JANET User Group for Libraries) conference.

July 1996, issue4, event report

Wire: Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly is put under the virtual spotlight to answer a few questions via email on his past, present, and thoughts on matters networking.

July 1996, issue4, regular column

British Academy Symposium: Information Technology and Scholarly Disciplines

Seamus Ross provides the programme for a symposium which seeks to explore how information technology has affected research in the humanities and social sciences.

September 1996, issue5, news and events

Displaying SGML Documents on the World Wide Web

David Houghton discusses a method by which documents marked up using Standard Generalised Markup Language (SGML) can be used to generate a database for use in conjunction with the World Wide Web.

November 1996, issue6, tooled up

Intelligent Searching Agents on the Web

Tracey Stanley describes Web-based Intelligent Searching Agents, and takes a closer look at a few examples you may wish to play with.

January 1997, issue7, regular column

COPAC: The New Nationally Accessible Union Catalogue

Shirley Cousins introduces COPAC and discusses some of the issues involved in the ongoing development of a consolidated union OPAC.

March 1997, issue8, feature article

Introducing Web Focus

UK Web Focus - a strange job title. What is it? What does it do? In this article Brian Kelly describes his role as UK Web Focus, his previous involvement with the Web and his work as the JISC representative on the World Wide Web Consortium.

March 1997, issue8, tooled up

From MERCI to DESIRE: European Digital Library Projects

Dave Hartland writes the Netskills Corner column for this edition. In it, he provides a brief overview of some of the EU-funded Telematics for Research projects.

March 1997, issue8, tooled up

Search Engine Corner

Tracey Stanley looks at 'Push', where a network-based service 'pushes' information to your machine, rather than you 'pulling' information from the service.

March 1997, issue8, regular column

Search Engines Corner: Alta Vista LiveTopics

Tracey Stanley looks at Live Topics, a more flexible and user-controlled way of searching the Alta Vista Web Page index.

May 1997, issue9, regular column

Elvira 4: May 1997, Milton Keynes

Ian Bloor reports on the recently held Elvira (Electronic Library and Visual Information Research) event.

May 1997, issue9, event report

Education-Line

Sam Saunders reports on a pre-print project for education professionals.

July 1997, issue10, project update

Search Engines Corner: Keyword Spamming - Cheat Your Way to the Top

Tracey Stanley shows how metadata can be abused to enhance the search engine ranking of Web pages.

July 1997, issue10, regular column

Web Focus: Technical Aspects of Copyright and the Web

Brian Kelly reports on the TALiSMAN seminar: Copyright and the Web.

July 1997, issue10, regular column

Search Engines Corner: Finding UK and European Resources on the Web

Tracey Stanley looks at how to keep your search results coming from within particular geographic areas and thus save on bandwidth.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

Search Engines Corner: Moving Up the Ranks

Tracey Stanley looks at how search engines rank their results.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Search Engines Corner: Meta-search Engines

Tracey Stanley discusses the next level up from conventional search engines in the 'information food chain', which provide a sophisticated approach to searching across a number of databases.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Search Engines Corner

Tracey Stanley reviews 'Northern Light', which offers features not available elsewhere.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Information Landscapes

Rosemary Russell, Sally Criddle and Sarah Ormes report on the UKOLN conference held in June 1998.

July 1998, issue16, event report

Search Engines

Tracey Stanley writes about "Ask Jeeves", a search engine which processes natural language enquiries.

September 1998, issue17, regular column

Knowledge Management

Sheila Corrall asks if 'knowledge management' is a new phrase in place of 'information management', or a new concept altogether.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

CEDARS

Kelly Russell explores the main deliverables of the CEDARS project: recommendations and guidelines, plus practical, robust and scaleable models for establishing distributed digital archives.

December 1998, issue18, project update

Web Focus: The Role of the Web Editor

Brian Kelly asks, does 'web editor' mean Unix guru or an HTML coder?

December 1998, issue18, regular column

Practical Clumping: Mick Ridley on the BOPAC System

Mick Ridley discusses the BOPAC system.

June 1999, issue20, feature article

WebWatch: UK University Search Engines

Brian Kelly explores the search facilities used by UK university Web sites.

September 1999, issue21, tooled up

RDN: Resource Discovery Network

Alistair Dunning reviews the launch of the RDN (Resource Discovery Network)

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Web Watch: A Survey of Institutional Web Gateways

Brian Kelly surveys institutional web gateways.

December 1999, issue22, tooled up

Library Resource Sharing and Discovery: Catalogues for the 21st Century

Ariadne reports on the highlights of the recent Glasgow CLUMPS one day conference

June 2000, issue24, event report

Planet SOSIG: Internet Training for the Social Sciences

Debra Hiom and Emma Place announce the RDN virtual training suite.

September 2000, issue25, regular column

Migration: A Camileon Discussion Paper

Paul Wheatley explores migration issues for the long-term preservation of digital materials.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

Developing an Agenda for Institutional E-Print Archives

Philip Hunter, John MacColl and Marieke Napier report on a one day Open Archives conference on OAI compliant metadata and e-print issues. Held at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London. 11 July 2001.

October 2001, issue29, event report

My Humbul: Humbul Gets Personal

Randy Metcalfe describes new functionality available for users of the Humbul Humanities Hub.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

Climbing the Scholarly Publishing Mountain With SHERPA

John MacColl and Stephen Pinfield explore the SHERPA project, which is concentrating on making e-prints available online.

October 2002, issue33, feature article

ePrints UK: Developing a National E-prints Archive

Ruth Martin describes the technical work of the ePrints UK project, and outlines the non-technical issues that must also be addressed if the project is to deliver a national e-prints service

April 2003, issue35, feature article

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